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New analysis discusses role of managed retreat as a climate change response

(University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science) MIAMI–In a new analysis on managed retreat–the climate adaptation response of moving people and property out of harm’s way–researchers explore what it would take for managed retreat to be supportive of people and their priorities. A key starting point is considering retreat alongside other responses like coastal armoring and not just as an option of last resort.

G7 Nations Take Aggressive Climate Action, But Hold Back on Coal – The New York Times

BRUSSELS — President Biden joined with leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations on Sunday to take action aimed at holding down global temperatures, but failed to set a firm end date on the burning of coal, which is a primary…

Iceland loses 750 sqkm of glaciers to global warming in 20 years: Study – India Today

Iceland’s glaciers have lost around 750 square kilometres (290 square miles), or seven per cent of their surface, since the turn of the millennium due to global warming, a study showed. The glaciers, which cover more than 10 per cent…

Iceland loses 750 sqkm of glaciers to global warming in 20 years, study shows – Hindustan Times

Iceland’s glaciers have lost around 750 square kilometres (290 square miles), or seven percent of their surface, since the turn of the millennium due to global warming, a study published on Monday showed. The glaciers, which cover more than 10…

How New Zealand’s cheeky kea and kākā will fare with climate change – EurekAlert

With global warming decreasing the size of New Zealand’s alpine zone, a University of Otago study found out what this means for our altitude-loving kea. The study, published in Molecular Ecology, analysed whole genome DNA data of the kea and,…

Scientists now believe Antarctica is headed for a climate-change tipping point by 2060 – MarketWatch

While U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken draws attention to climate change in the Arctic at meetings with other national officials this week in Iceland, an even greater threat looms on the other side of the planet. New research shows it is Antarctica…